The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics and Morals of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 2 [of 3]

By Benjamin Franklin

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| r |Art. | r |The same; the tip of the tongue a |
| | | | little loose or separate from the |
| | | | roof of the mouth, and vibrating. |
| t |Teeth. | ti |The tip of the tongue more forward; |
| | | | touching, and then leaving, the roof|
| d |Deed. | di |The same; touching a little fuller. |
| l |ell, tell. | el |The same; touching just about the |
| | | | _gums_ of the _upper teeth_. |
| s |Essence. | es |This sound is formed by the breath |
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Hearing their conversations and their accounts of the approbation their papers were received with, I was excited to try my hand among them; but being still a boy, and suspecting that my brother would object to printing anything of mine in his paper if he knew it to be.
Page 46
I should have been as much ashamed at seeing Miss Read, had not her friends, despairing with reason of my return after the receipt of my letter, persuaded her to marry another, one Rogers, a potter, which was done in my absence.
Page 50
They were, therefore, by turns, constantly with us, and generally he who attended brought with him a friend or two for company.
Page 55
I mention this industry the more particularly and the more freely, though it seems to be talking in my own praise, that those of my posterity who shall read it may know the use of that virtue, when they see its effects in my favour throughout this relation.
Page 58
" It was well received by the common people in general, but the rich men disliked it, for it increased and strengthened the clamour for more money; and they happening to.
Page 79
TEMPERANCE.
Page 86
" "Yes," said the man, "but _I think I like a speckled axe best_.
Page 108
My election to this trust was repeated every year for ten years, without my ever asking any elector for his vote, or signifying either directly or indirectly any desire of being chosen.
Page 118
One of his friends, who sat next to me, said, "Franklin, why do you continue to side with those Quakers? had you not better sell them? the proprietor would give you a good price.
Page 119
As I was in the Assembly, knew its temper, and was Mr.
Page 122
6.
Page 127
All this, however, was not sufficient to satisfy, and some began to sue me: General Shirley at length relieved me from this terrible situation, by appointing commissioners to examine the claims, and ordering payment.
Page 128
" His amendment was, for _not_ read _only_.
Page 131
Finding ourselves now posted securely, and having a place to retreat to on occasion, we ventured out in parties to scour the adjacent country.
Page 150
After a vial was charged, he removed the coating, and found that, upon applying a new coating, the shock might still be received.
Page 159
A number of the citizens armed in their defence.
Page 174
The residue and remainder of all my books, manuscripts, and papers, I do give to my grandson William Temple Franklin.
Page 183
I am deputy postmaster-general of North America.
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_Q.
Page 210
Their relations and friends, transported with sudden rage, ran to the house of Cudjoe to take revenge by killing Murray.